Afef is a Tunis based consultant and researcher focusing on ICTs and human rights, particularly freedom of expression and the right to privacy on the internet. She has previously worked for the local news website Tunisia Live, the free speech NGO Index on Censorship and the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
Latest posts by Afef Abrougui
20 August 2014
The Egyptian Government Asks the U.S. to “Show Restraint in Ferguson” and Twitter Users Respond With This Brilliant Hashtag
Through the sarcastic hash tag #EgyPoliceTipsToUS, Twitter users are advising US police on how to respond to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.
28 July 2014
Government officials renew calls for filtering and monitoring of the Internet under the pretext of "fighting terrorism" -- could this mean the end of Tunisia's Internet rights renaissance?
4 July 2014
21 May 2014
19 May 2014
8 May 2014
26 April 2014
A number of Twitter users are challenging the common Israeli discourse that Palestine never existed through the hashtag: #there_was_no_Palestine.
Tunisian netizens have taken to social media to denounce the judicial prosecution of 2011 revolution protesters accused of "setting police stations on fire".